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Marjorie Guthrie

Dancer
Female
Born Oct 6, 1917
Died Mar 13, 1983

Marjorie Mazia Guthrie was a dancer of the Martha Graham Company, a dance teacher and for a time the wife of folk musician Woody Guthrie, and was the mother of folk musician Arlo Guthrie and Woody Guthrie archivist Nora Guthrie. She was born Marjorie Greenblatt in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, to Aliza Waitzman and Izadore Greenblatt. She had 3 brothers- David, Herbert and Ben and a sister Gertrude.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1917 Birth Born in 1917.

TWENTIES

1940 23 Years Old She met Guthrie in 1940 as a Martha Graham Dancer trained in Modern Dance, while she was adapting some of Guthrie's Dust Bowl Ballads to a routine. … Read More

FIFTIES

1967 50 Years Old …  Following the death of her ex-husband from Huntington's Disease in 1967, she founded the Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1983 66 Years Old Died in 1983.
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